Jerry Yang Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
  • Investments
  • 88
  • Portfolio
  • 45
  • Exits
  • 29

Jerry Yang General Information


Mr. Jerry Yang is a Co-Founding Partner of AME Cloud Ventures. He serves as Board Member at Alibaba Group. He is a Chairman of the Investment Committee and Member of the Compensation Committee at Workday. He also served as Venture Advisor at Neotribe Ventures. He serves as Investor of BirdEye. He serves as an Advisor at SignalFire. He also served as Advisor at Radius Intelligence. He is the Founding Partner at AME Cloud Ventures. He serves as Board Observer and Senior Advisor at Didi Kuaidi. Since March 2012, he has worked with and invests in technology entrepreneurs as the founding partner of AME Cloud Ventures, his innovation investment firm. He is also a co-founder of Yahoo! Inc., where he served as a director from March 1995 to January 2012, and as Chief Executive Officer from June 2007 to January 2009. He also led Yahoo!'s investments in Yahoo Japan and Alibaba Group Holding Limited, and he is currently a director of Alibaba Group, where he has served on the board from October 2005 to January 2012 and from September 2014 to the present. He is also a director of Lenovo, Inc. where he has served on the board since November 2014. From July 2000 to November 2012, he was a member of Cisco Systems, Inc.'s Board of Directors, and he was a director of Yahoo! Japan from January 1996 to January 2012. He also is a director of various private companies and foundations. He received a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, where he served as Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees from June 2005 until September 2016. He is also an Angel Investor. He served as Board Member at Docker. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Advisor at News Break.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Los Altos Hills, CA
  • United States

Jerry Yang Investments (88)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Alchemy (Software Development Applications) 28-Apr-2021 Later Stage VC 0000 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue 00000 0000
0000 000 00000 08-Apr-2021 00000 00000 000 Movies, Music and Entertainment Generating Revenue
000000 02-Mar-2021 00000 00000 0000 Financial Software Generating Revenue
00000 25-Jan-2021 0000 00000 00.00 Application Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000
00000 17-Nov-2020 00000 00000 000.00 Connectivity Products Generating Revenue
0000 05-Nov-2020 0000 00000 000 Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue 00000 0000
000000.00 14-Jul-2020 00000 00000 0000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 0000
00000 23-Jun-2020 00000 00000 Operating Systems Software Startup 00000 0000
Remrise 20-Nov-2019 Seed Round 00.00 Managed Care Generating Revenue 00000 0000
SignalWire 07-Aug-2019 Early Stage VC 000.00 Communication Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000
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Jerry Yang Exits (29)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Wattpad 10-May-2021 Merger/Acquisition 00000
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000000000 31-Jul-2020 0000000000
0000000000 10-Jun-2020 000 00 00000000
000000000 01-Oct-2019 000000000000000000
000000 00000000000 03-Sep-2019 000000000000000000
Zoom Video Communications 18-Apr-2019 IPO 00000
Layer (San Francisco) 01-Apr-2019 Bankruptcy: Liquidation
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Jerry Yang Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Jerry Yang Angel Investor 000 0 Los Altos Hills, CA
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Jerry Yang Co-Investors (240)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
AME Cloud Ventures 8 0 Series chart Industry bar
Bessemer Venture Partners 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Comcast Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Index Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Menlo Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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